Originally Posted by A Monell
My cigarette lighter charger states on the label
12-24 VDC input and 5VDC 1.5a output.
I haven't tried any tests with it yet as to whether the camera will only charge or record as well.
If you are referring to the charge cord that comes with the camera, and not a "generic" one, then this clears up the charge voltage requirement for an external power source, assuming nothing fancy is going on with the data lines like my Jazz HDV 178 camera.